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Cutting a "V" in my ingrown nail?

i was told a couple of times to cut a V into the top of my ingrown toenail to make it grow towards the middle and relieve pressure.. has anyone actually tried this and does it work..??

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carrientravisj1

Asked by carrientravisj1 at 4:40 AM on Jun. 26, 2011 in Health

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  • I've heard that that works but it's never worked for me. Good luck with it: ingrown nails are no fun.
    judimary

    Answer by judimary at 5:57 AM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • I soak mine in epsom salt for an hour or so and then dig the side out and cut it. I have never heard the v thing.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 6:44 AM on Jun. 26, 2011

  • i have pulled the nails out and cut them alot b4 but as soon as they grow bak out they dig right bak in :(
    carrientravisj1

    Comment by carrientravisj1 (original poster) at 1:09 PM on Jun. 26, 2011

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